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2 Killed, at Least 17 Wounded In Florida Nightclub Shooting

NEWS | By Terry Spencer | Jul 25
A shooting at a Florida nightclub early Monday morning killed two people and wounded at least 17, police said. The attack apparently occurred at a teen party, billed as a "Swimsuit Glow Party," at Club Blu in Fort Myers, according to local media.

Democrats Seek Display of Unity Despite Leadership Shuffle

NEWS | By Ken Thomas and Catherine Lucey | Jul 25
Democrats are opening their national convention in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-looking party united behind Hillary Clinton, but they face lingering bitterness among supporters of defeated rival Bernie Sanders.

'Pokemon Go' Players Stumble On Hidden History

NEWS | By Matt O'Brien | Jul 25
Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by - until they became treasure-filled stops this month on the "Pokemon Go" trail.

Breaking Down the Gender Stereotype in Kids' Clothing

STYLE | By Anne D'Innocenzo | Jul 25
Pink for girls. Truck motifs for boys. A growing number of parents want to get outside those parameters when it comes to dressing their kids.

Hacked Emails Complicate Democratic National Convention

NEWS | By Ken Thomas and Catherine Lucey | Jul 24
The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, announced abruptly Sunday afternoon that she would step down at week's end. Sanders had called earlier Sunday for her departure.

'Star Trek Beyond' Soars With $59.6M At Weekend Box Office

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sandy Cohen | Jul 24
"Star Trek Beyond" has landed atop the weekend box office.

Sigourney Weaver Hoping to Reprise 'Alien' Heroine Ripley

ENTERTAINMENT | By Derrik J. Lang | Jul 24
Sigourney Weaver apparently isn't finished fighting aliens.

IOC Leaders Stop Short of Complete Ban On Russians From Rio

NEWS | Jul 24
Olympic leaders stopped short Sunday of imposing a complete ban on Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, assigning individual global sports federations the responsibility to decide which athletes should be cleared to compete.

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Tease Sequel, Disneyland Ride

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Jul 24
Next summer the "Guardians of the Galaxy" are taking over theaters and Disneyland.

Clinton Says Veep Pick Kaine is Everything GOP Ticket Isn't

NEWS | By Ken Thomas and Lisa Lerer | Jul 24
Hillary Clinton debuted running mate Sen. Tim Kaine on Saturday as a can-do progressive committed to social justice and equality - "everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not" - at a boisterous rally ahead of next week's Democratic National Convention


News

"60 Minutes" Interviews the Democratic Ticket

POLITICS | Jul 25
Hillary Clinton and her running mate, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, sat down with Scott Pelley for "60 Minutes" to discuss the road ahead.


Entertainment

Queerly Digital: Remembering F.W. Murnau

MOVIES | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jul 24
Unknown at the time but fairly common knowledge now is the fact that F.W. Murnau was a gay man. His death in a 1931 car accident was said to have been caused by an act of fellatio he was giving to his young driver.


Business

Astronaut John Glenn's Historic Flight Plan Sold for $67K

FINANCE | By Julie Carr Smyth | Jul 25
Nate D. Sanders Auctions says the instructions used by Glenn as he became the first American to orbit Earth sold in Los Angeles on Thursday for $66,993. There were eight bids.


Technology

MH370 Mystery Spurred Efforts to Improve Aircraft Tracking

PERSONAL TECH | By Kelvin Chan | Jul 25
As investigators prepare to wind down the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 search after more than two fruitless years, the airline industry is still working to raise safety standards to prevent another plane from going missing.


Finance

Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over Rental Regulation

REAL ESTATE | By Janie Har | Jul 25
San Francisco wants people who rent out their homes through Airbnb and other online platforms to follow some rules, and it wants the platforms to advertise only those rule-abiding listings - or face steep fines.


Cars

Autopilot technology drives Teslas but comes with warnings

AUTO NEWS | By Justin Pritchard and Joan Lowy | Jul 23
A Tesla in Autopilot mode can drive itself but it's not a "self-driving" vehicle, at least as far as safety regulators are concerned.


Style

Six Healthy Foods That Satisfy Every Urge!

FOOD/DRINK | By Troy Maillis | Jul 24
Regardless of one's motivation, getting in great shape is always a good idea and can only improve one's quality of life-especially in the bedroom. A healthy diet is key.


Health/Fitness

The Murky Role of Mental Illness in Extremism, Terror

HEALTH | By Maria Cheng | Jul 24
After family members of the driver who slammed a truck into a holiday crowd in the French city of Nice said he suffered from depression, questions have been raised again about the links between mental illness, extreme ideology and mass violence.